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Hörluchs Produces Makeshift Mask In The Corona Crisis

In the current corona crisis, protective clothing of all kinds is needed. Also Hörluchs Hearing GmbH & Co. KG, as an innovative manufacturer of high-tech products, also feels a responsibility to counteract the lack of makeshift protective masks. Therefore Hörluchs has partially changed its production to makeshift masks. Modern 3D printing process for mask production…
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Osram: “Conversion from an incandescent lamp manufacturer to a high-tech photonics company”

100 years of innovation from the incandescent lamp to the modern LED presented in a multimedia infotainment world. This is the "World of Light" from Osram. For the installation of this multifunctional exhibition, the high-tech photonics company, Osram, has received the Sinus Award. Mark Zwerner, Global Head of Events, Fairs, Special Projects, Strategic Partnerships and…
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#unitedwestream: Clubs And Chauvet Defy The Corona Crisis

It is an inevitable fact: the events industry is one of hardest hit by the current corona crisis. With the ban on major events until the end of August, the situation in the event industry will continue for quite some time. Venues, artists, cultural producers and manufacturers are fighting for survival in different ways. Clubs,…
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Astera LED: “If we had to decide on one trade show per year, that would be Prolight + Sound”

Astera LED is specialized in battery powered spotlights for professional event technicians. The products are especially designed for rental and production companies, but are also used for live events, weddings or film productions. The company, based in Munich, was founded by a dedicated engineer and is still developing in Germany. Sebastian Bückle, Director Sales & Marketing Astera LED, reveals the advantages of a wireless system and why the company is exhibiting at Prolight + Sound.

25 years of Prolight + Sound in fast motion

Unfortunately, Prolight + Sound could not celebrate its anniversary with all our exhibitors and visitors in Frankfurt. However, to take up a little of the history of the trade fair, we have put together a special collection of Prolight + Sound key visuals from the last 25 years.

Fancy an event made of Lego bricks?

The Corona crisis and the current situation of the event industry make inventive, as satis&fy AG proves. The provider of event and media technology, event architecture and room-in-room solutions has called for a challenge to make the world a little more colorful again and to integrate events into everyday life in a very special way.…
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30-year company history: JB Lighting

Since 1990, JB-Lighting has been developing, designing and producing intelligent headlamps and lighting technology solutions at its Blaustein site in southern Germany. It all began with the fascination that mirror scanners held for the company founder Jürgen Braungardt. The then brand-new technology, which combined complex mechanics and analog (later digital) control, inspired Jürgen Braungardt to…
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GigPlaner: “The Industry Has Become Much More Digital”

The GigPlaner makes it easier and faster to plan personnel for events - and actually, a complete brand relaunch of the event planner was supposed to take place during Prolight + Sound. Without the trade fair, the relaunch is now taking place online. In an interview, Managing Director Sven Schlotthauer reveals what significance Prolight +…
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The VPLT Comments On COVID-19 For The Event Industry

In the wake of the Corona crisis, the Federal Cabinet adopted far-reaching measures on Monday, 23 March to combat the economic consequences. These will be submitted to the Bundestag on Wednesday and to the Bundesrat on Friday for approval. On Monday, March 30, exact details of the aid programs are expected. Federal Cabinet approves measures…
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Mountain Productions Presents MTN CUBE And MTN Chain Slider

Every year, Prolight + Sound is a trade fair at which many new products and solutions are presented. Although the trade fair does not take place because of the current situation, there are still a number of exhibitors who bring innovative new products to the market. One of them is the American company Mountain Productions,…
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Prolight + Sound 2020: Refund For Tickets

Prolight + Sound will not be held in 2020. In view of the measures taken in the fight against the corona virus, Messe Frankfurt has also cancelled the catch-up event planned for May. However, many trade visitors have already bought their tickets for the trade fair in advance - these can now be returned Tickets…
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Prolight + Sound 2020: event has been cancelled

Prolight + Sound will not be held in 2020. On 12 March, the Hessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration issued general decrees prohibiting large-scale events expected to attract more than 1,000 visitors. At the present time, it cannot be assumed that the current situation will have changed by the time the postponed event was…
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ELATION launches new brand: Magmatic

ELATION Professional has launched its new brand for Haze, Fog and FX machines and UV effects. With Magma Prime Magmatic now introduces the first hazer of the Magma series. Magma Prime: Haze for professionals and beginners This is a water-based hazer that promises high performance and a dry skin effect with low liquid consumption. Magma…
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Prolight + Sound 2020 postponed until 26 to 29 May 2020

Given the increasing spread of Covid-19 in Europe, Messe Frankfurt has decided to postpone Prolight + Sound 2020. The trade fair was originally planned for 31 March to 3 April. The health of exhibitors, visitors, contractors and employees has top priority for Messe Frankfurt. The new dates for the Global Entertainment Technology Show are from…
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Listening Pleasure: The New ProAudio Section

It is said that the wheel does not have to be reinvented. But sometimes it is not so bad to give the wheel a new polish. To mark its 25th anniversary, Prolight + Sound continues to develop and is more strongly divided into the ProStage, ProLight, ProDJ and ProAudio segments. This will consolidate the individual…
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